Tomic fined for playing below standards at Wimbledon

FILE PHOTO: Tennis - Wimbledon - All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain - July 2, 2019 General view during the first round match between Australia's Bernard Tomic and France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Australia’s Bernard Tomic was fined 45,000 pounds ($57,000) for not playing to “required professional standards” after he put in minimal effort during a 58-minute, first-round thrashing by Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at Wimbledon, organisers said on Thursday. Fans looked bemused as the 26-year-old world number 96 lost Tuesday’s match 6-2 6-1 6-4, a performance […]

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